Historical Events In 1920
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Oct 29 Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1920 johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74
Oct 30 The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney in the year 1920.
Oct 31 In the year 1920 dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)
Oct 31 Romania annexes Bessarabia on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC
Nov 01 James J Kilpatrick, Okla City Okla, columnist (60 Minutes) on this day in history.
Nov 02 Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Nov 02 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1920 kDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station
Nov 02 On this day in history warren G Harding elected President
Nov 03 On this day in history "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater
Nov 04 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game) in the year 1920.
Nov 05 Douglass North, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history john Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)
Nov 08 In the year 1920 abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83
Nov 08 In the year 1920 actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn
Nov 10 George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1920 tod Andrews, NYC, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage)
Nov 11 Roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour) in the year 1920.
Nov 12 Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner in the year 1920.
Nov 12 Richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon) on this day in history.
Nov 13 Hudson River frozen at Albany on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history american Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards
Nov 14 On this day in history johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade)
Nov 15 On this day in history ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg
Nov 15 In the year 1920 free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection
Nov 15 League of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1920 australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited
Nov 16 Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer in the year 1920.
Nov 16 In the year 1920 postage meter first used in US in lieu of postage stamps
Nov 18 In the year 1920 alfred William Bedford, test pilot
Nov 18 Apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC on this day in history.
Nov 19 Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner on this day in history.